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Money, Media & a Megapastor’s Megahouse
9 Comments » December 2, 2013

Money, Media & a Megapastor’s Megahouse

“This is a news story and the media is not our enemy,” Steve Furtick told his congregation, in response to media reports about his $1.4 million home.

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Giving Away the Collection Plate by John Richardson
2 Comments » August 29, 2012

Giving Away the Collection Plate by John Richardson

Traceway Baptist Church found a new brand and marketing voice by giving away their offerings for an entire year. Founding pastor John Richardson explains how they got there.

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Generosity: The Brand of the Early Church
3 Comments » August 29, 2012

Generosity: The Brand of the Early Church

Traceway Baptist Church found a new brand and marketing voice by giving away their offerings for an entire year. Founding pastor John Richardson explains how they got there.

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Plastic Donuts: Communicating About Money
No Comments » July 2, 2012

Plastic Donuts: Communicating About Money

We talk with financial guru Jeff Anderson, author of Plastic Donuts: A Fresh Perspective on Gifts, about how to communicate about money.

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Making Space at Christmas
1 Comment » December 19, 2011

Making Space at Christmas

Woodland Hills Church in St. Paul, Minn., launched the Making Space capital campaign at Christmas to serve homeless & low-income families.

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poll-results Article
No Comments » October 5, 2010

Outrageous Asks Poll Results

In the past year, churches have made some high-dollar asks, and we've covered they way they've communicated these requests. Which ask did you find most egregious?

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Rod Parsley’s Airplane: Lessons in Financial Communication
31 Comments » September 13, 2010

Rod Parsley’s Airplane: Lessons in Financial Communication

We find lessons in financial communication for local churches from a fundraising plea by megachurch pastor and televangelist Rod Parsley asking for $1 million to buy an airplane.

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church-business Article
8 Comments » January 11, 2010

Saddleback’s Big Ask

You might have heard that Rick Warren made headlines last week with his end-of-year financial ask: They needed $900,000. They got $2.4 million. Some lauded their commitment to stay within ...

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philosophy Article
48 Comments » May 10, 2006

The Church & Money: Plasma TV or Feed the Poor?

It’s an age old debate—where to spend the church’s money. Is our money better suited going to the poor or to a new website? The AIDS crisis or a coffee ...

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technology Article
10 Comments » May 1, 2006

Is Jesus the Next Killer App?

You know what they say: follow the money. And there’s lots of it coming from churches trying to match audio/video wits with MTV, concerts and TV. So the big guys ...

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